Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

He covering his transgression shall not prosper: but he confessing and forsaking, shall be compassionated.

New American Standard Bible

He who conceals his transgressions will not prosper, But he who confesses and forsakes them will find compassion.

King James Version

He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.

Holman Bible

The one who conceals his sins
will not prosper,
but whoever confesses and renounces them
will find mercy.

International Standard Version

Whoever hides his transgressions will not succeed, but whoever confesses and forsakes them will find mercy.

A Conservative Version

He who covers his transgressions shall not prosper, but he who confesses and forsakes them shall obtain mercy.

American Standard Version

He that covereth his transgressions shall not prosper: But whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall obtain mercy.

Amplified

He who covers his transgressions will not prosper, but whoever confesses and forsakes his sins will obtain mercy.

Bible in Basic English

He who keeps his sins secret will not do well; but one who is open about them, and gives them up, will get mercy.

Darby Translation

He that covereth his transgressions shall not prosper; but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall obtain mercy.

King James 2000

He that covers his sins shall not prosper: but whosoever confesses and forsakes them shall have mercy.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He who conceals his transgression will not prosper, but he who confesses and forsakes will obtain mercy.

Modern King James verseion

He who covers his sins shall not be blessed; but whoever confesses and leaves them shall have mercy.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that hideth his sins, shall not prosper; but who so knowledgeth them and forsaketh them, shall have mercy.

NET Bible

The one who covers his transgressions will not prosper, but whoever confesses them and forsakes them will find mercy.

New Heart English Bible

He who conceals his sins doesn't prosper, but whoever confesses and renounces them finds mercy.

The Emphasized Bible

He that covereth his transgressions, shall not prosper, but, he that confesseth and forsaketh, shall find compassion.

Webster

He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but he who confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.

World English Bible

He who conceals his sins doesn't prosper, but whoever confesses and renounces them finds mercy.

Youngs Literal Translation

Whoso is covering his transgressions prospereth not, And he who is confessing and forsaking hath mercy.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
כּסה 
Kacah 
Usage: 152

פּשׁע 
Pesha` 
Usage: 93

צלח צלח 
Tsalach 
Usage: 66

References

Hastings

Context Readings

All About Life

12 In the rejoicing of the just, much glory: in the rising up of the unjust, man will hide himself. 13 He covering his transgression shall not prosper: but he confessing and forsaking, shall be compassionated. 14 Happy the man fearing always: and he hardening his heart shall fall into evil



Cross References

Job 31:33

If I covered my transgression, as man, to hide mine iniquity in my bosom:

Psalm 32:3-5

If I was silent, my bones fell away in my groaning all the day.

1 John 1:8-10

If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

Genesis 3:12-13

And the man will say, The woman which thou gavest with me, she gave to me from the tree, and I shall eat

Genesis 4:9

And Jehovah will say to Cain, Where is Abel thy brother? and he will say, I know not: am I my brother's watcher?

Exodus 10:16-17

And Pharaoh will hasten to call for Moses and for Aaron; and he will say, I sinned against Jehovah your God, and against you.

Leviticus 26:40-42

And they shall confess their iniquity and the iniquity of their fathers, and the transgression which they dealt treacherously against me, and also that they went hostile with me;

1 Samuel 15:13

And Samuel will come to Saul: and Saul will say to him, Blessed thou of Jehovah: I set up the word of Jehovah.

1 Samuel 15:24

And Saul will say to Samuel, I sinned: for I passed by the mouth of Jehovah, and thy words: for I feared the people and I will hear to their voice.

1 Samuel 15:30

And he will say, I sinned this time; honor me now before the old men of my people, and before Israel, and turn back with me, and I worshipped to Jehovah thy God.

1 Kings 8:47-49

And they turned back to their heart in the land which they were carried captive there, and they turned back and supplicated to thee in the land of their captivity, saying, We sinned and acted perversely, and did evil;

Job 33:27

He will look upon men, and he shall say, I sinned, and I perverted the right, and it was not fitting to me;

Psalm 51:1-5

To the overseer: chanting to David; In the coming to him of Nathan the prophet, when he went in to Bathsheba. Compassionate me, O God, according to thy mercy: according to the Multitude of thy compassions wipe away my transgressions.

Psalm 51:10

Create for me a clean heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit in my midst,

Proverbs 10:12

Hatred will excite strifes: and love will cover over all transgressions.

Proverbs 17:9

He covering transgression seeks love; and he perverting in the word, separates a, friend.

Jeremiah 2:22-23

For if thou shalt wash thyself with nitre, and thou shalt increase to thee cleansing, thine iniquity was graven before me, says the Lord Jehovah.

Jeremiah 3:12-13

Go and call these words to the north, and say, Turn back, O Israel, turning away, says Jehovah; I will not cause my face to fall upon you: for I am merciful, says Jehovah, I will not guard forever.

Daniel 9:20-23

And I yet speaking and praying and confessing my sins, and the sins of my people Israel, and causing my supplication to fall before Jehovah my God for the holy mountain of my God;

Matthew 3:6-10

And they were immersed in Jordan by him, acknowledging their sins.

Matthew 23:25-28

Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye cleanse the outside of the cup, and the side dish of sweet-meats, and within they are full of pillage and bad mixture.

Matthew 27:4-5

Saying, I have sinned, having delivered up guiltless blood. And they said, What to us? thou shalt see.

Luke 15:18-24

Having risen, I will go to my father, and say to him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and before thee,

Acts 26:20

But to them in Damascus first, and Jerusalem, and all the country of Judea, and to the nations, announcing to change the mind, and to turn back to God, doing works worthy of change of mind.

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